Natural Gas Pipeline Company Of America

Seventh Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 04/18/2008, Docket: RP08-319-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 521 Original Sheet No. 521 : Pending

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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40. ANNUAL CHARGES ADJUSTMENT CHARGE

 

40.1 PURPOSE

 

This Section of the General Terms and Conditions is filed

pursuant to Section 154.402 and Part 382 (Subpart B) of the Federal

Energy Regulatory Commission's Regulations under the Natural Gas Act

and the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978. The intent and purpose of

this Section is to establish an Annual Charges Adjustment (ACA)

provision under which Natural can recover from its customers annual

charges assessed to it by the Commission pursuant to Part 382 of the

Commission's Regulations (ACA Cost). All amounts assessed pursuant

to Part 382 of the Commission's Regulations shall be recorded in

Account 928. Natural will not seek to recover annual charges

assessed to it pursuant to Part 382 of the Commission's Regulations

in an NGA Section 4 rate case. For the purpose of recovering annual

charges assessed to Natural pursuant to Part 382 of the Commission's

Regulations, this Section establishes an ACA charge as set forth in

the Currently Effective Rates section of this Tariff.

 

40.2 APPLICABILITY

 

The ACA charge shall be applicable to all transportation

transactions performed by Natural, including all transportation

performed pursuant to X Schedules in Natural's FERC Gas Tariff,

Volume No. 2.

 

40.3 BASIS OF THE ACA CHARGE

 

The rates for all transactions specified in Section 40.2

hereof shall be adjusted by a unit charge to recover ACA Cost. Such

unit charge shall be that increment, adjusted to Natural's pressure

base and heating value, if required, which has been established by

the Commission. The ACA unit charge shall be applied to the

commodity component of rates.

 

40.4 FILING PROCEDURE

 

The ACA charge shall be filed annually by Natural at

least thirty (30) days prior to the Effective Date of Charge. Any

such filing shall become effective on the effective date of charges

hereunder without suspension or refund obligation.

 

40.5 EFFECTIVE DATE OF CHARGE

 

The effective date of charges filed pursuant to this

Section shall be October 1.